Can you stream Spotify from your HomePod?

January 3, 2019

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Don't check out on me just yet, let me explain. As I said, you can't stream Spotify, TIDAL, or any other music service directly from the HomePod but you can totally stream to the HomePod via AirPlay. So, while you won't be able to ask the smart speaker to start your music or request specific tunes from DJ Siri, you can start playing music from your phone, connect through AirPlay, and still have Siri perform basic play/pause/skip functions with your voice.All you have to do is make sure the Apple device you're playing from is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your HomePod, make sure the Bluetooth is on, launch your preferred streaming service, in this case, it's Spotify, and start playing your favorite track. Once the track is playing, you can then choose your HomePod speaker from the "Devices Available" list in the app. If you were already playing music from Spotify, you can simply slide up to access your Control Center, open the music widget, tap the AirPlay icon in the upper right corner of the widget, and then select your HomePod.

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